If your goal is to increase the amount of gift income you receive, you can: Ask new prospective donors to give for the first time; Ask past donors to give again; Ask current donors to give more. Those, really, are the only methods (or some combination of these 3) to increase gift income. Developing plans…Details
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In this one-day workshop, we will review examples of effective phonathons and specifically discuss how to enhance your efforts.
Believers in your institution’s mission give consistently. Everybody won’t do that. Believers in your institution’s vision for the future invest charitably. Everybody won’t do that. Believers in the leadership and values practiced at your institution remember you through their estates. Everybody won’t do that. As advancement professionals, our job is not to invite everybody to…Details
Strengthening The Partnerships Between Staff and Board Members – A Virtual Workshop for Advancement Staff and Volunteer Leaders
Date: September 25, 2020
In this one-day virtual workshop, our faculty will guide you, your board members, volunteers, and/or institutional leaders as you think about the best ways to work together to build a successful advancement program.
The world is filled with leaders in every industry (including advancement/development) who rarely ask themselves this important question. Posers, caring more about the perception of leadership than the practice of it, almost never ask this question. Even still, some are able to ascend to high-level, leadership posts (again, yes, even in advancement/development). It doesn’t matter…Details
Gonser Gerber Celebrates Senior Consultant, Michael J. Littell, 2020 Robert Bell Crow Memorial Award Recipient
Gonser Gerber is proud to celebrate the recognition of Senior Consultant, Michael J. Littell, as 2020 Robert Bell Crow Memorial Award Recipient, a CASE/NAIS Independent School Award. The Robert Bell Crow award recognizes independent school advancement professionals for their distinguished service to the profession, their school and CASE (Council for Advancement and Support of Education).…Details
With the dawn of another U.S. Thanksgiving holiday just days away, we will soon welcome the commencement of the official “season of giving.” The month of December will experience millions of donors acting with great generosity and each year at this time I am reminded of the concept of philanthropic impacts. Specifically, and, it seems,…Details
Gonser Gerber is pleased to announce our latest consulting service innovation! Our new Presidential Leadership Counsel will provide new and more seasoned presidents with personalized counsel on topics specific to the highest levels of leadership. Whether you are focused on beginning your presidency in the most productive and effective ways or are looking for an opportunity…Details